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Stories from Thursday, March 26, 2009

River Valley High Takes Annual Trip to Capitol (03/26/09)
Wednesday, March 18, the River Valley High School seniors took their annual trip to Des Moines to visit the State Capitol. While therel, the seniors learned about government and important issues facing the state. This year, the seniors were able to talk to their legislator, Senator Ron Wieck (R-Sioux City), right. Photo contributed...
Tyson workers accept contract proposal (03/26/09)
On March 17th, members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 179 in Cherokee voted on a contract proposal offered by Tyson Foods, Inc. The rank and file members voted 175 'yes' votes and 67 'no' to accept a one-year contract proposal...
Cherokee Farm Toy Show is Sunday (03/26/09)
The 17th annual Cherokee Farm Toy Show is scheduled for Sunday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the newly renovated Cherokee Community Center on West Bluff Street in Cherokee. The popular Cherokee show attracts hundreds of visitors and dozens of toy vendors to Cherokee each spring for collectors to buy, sell, and trade toys and related collectibles...
WITCC to host Easter Bunny Photo Night (03/26/09)
Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) will hold its annual Easter Bunny Photo Night fundraiser from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 in the main entrance lobby area of the college's Cherokee Campus. Children will have the opportunity to have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny. The charge for a single photograph is $5. Children can also create a picture frame for $2. Children and their parents will also be able to enjoy free activity sheets, coloring, bowling, and other fun games...
It's Girl Scout Cookie Time! (03/26/09)
Cadet Girl Scouts Rebecca Sparks, Hanna Lewis, Jessica Johnson, Alissa Goodell and Isabelle Reusch keep an eye on the Girl Scout Cookie booth at Hy-Vee Food Store during the booth sale on March 20 and 21. Photo by Vanessa Reusch.
Galva church hosts waffle feed (03/26/09)
GALVA - Dad's Belgian Waffles will be served from 5-7:30 PM Monday, March 30 at the Galva United Methodist Church, sponsored by United Methodist Women. The public is welcome. For information, call 712-282-4430.
Remember our troops! (03/26/09)
AMN Nicholas O. Daum 325 W. Ent Ave. Unit 119A Peterson AFB, CO 80914-1639 --- A1C Benjamin M. George 14032 W. Mustang St. #3792 Luke ASB, AZ 85309 --- Brad Bunt 5813 Arnold St. #1304 Tinker AFB, OK 73145 --- Lucas P Pyle 1/25 SBCT HHC BTB K-9 FOB WARHORSE...
WHS girls compete at Lakes Indoor (03/26/09)
SIOUX CENTER - The Cherokee Washington High girls track and field squad featured three top 10 place winners at the March 19th Lakes Conference Indoor Track and Field Meet at Dordt College here. Lynn Carlson placed fourth in the shot put with a 32-11 throw, Liz Dawson was sixth in the high jump with a 4-4 effort, and Clare Tuttle was sixth in the 55-meter hurdles in a time of 9.67...
Braves' Tuttle to play at Iowa Western (03/26/09)
COUNCIL BLLUFFS - There will be a definite Iowa flavor to the inaugural Iowa Western Community College football squad, with coach Scott Strohmeier reporting that 65 athletes from Iowa have committed to be a part of a 135-member squad that takes the field for Iowa Western's first football game Saturday, Sept. 5, against North Iowa Area Community College...
Aurelia's Meyer, Bruce All-NWC picks (03/26/09)
Two Aurelia Bulldog 12th graders, Camrin Meyer and Aaron Bruce, were among the selections for the 2008-2009 Northwest Conference Boys' Basketball All-Conference teams announced recently. Meyer, the son of Kent and Erin Ahnemann, was named to the Second Team All-Conference, while Bruce, son of Darin and Angie Bruce, received Honorable Mention...
Hirschman/Garrison engagement (03/26/09)
Jeff and JoAnne Hirschman announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica, to Jarrod Garrison, son of Larry and Carol Garrison, all of Alta. Grandparents of the bride are Isabel Kastengren and Bob and Alyce Hirschman, all of Cherokee. Grandparents of the groom are Marvin and Rita Tiefenthaler of Early and Bill and Carolyn Garrison of Nixa, Mo...
From the Midway: Sometimes do judge a book by its cover (03/26/09)
Last week, the Local 179 chapter of the United Food and Commercial Works at Tyson Deli here in Cherokee, voted to accept their contract. I reported the results of that vote on page one of today's paper. Whenever the plant's contract comes up, it seems an unsure time for the community of Cherokee. Tyson is the leading employer in Cherokee County and it has been since the mid 1960's. The company was started by Wilson Foods and has changed ownership several times over the years...
Please slow down out there (03/26/09)
We encourage area motorists to please slow down at unmarked, residential intersections in Cherokee. With the arrival of spring last Friday, longer days, and the school year in its final weeks, there will be many more vehicles on city streets and those unmarked intersections at all hours - especially in the west part of town where the school, Community Center, Country Club, Bacon Aquatics Center, renovated and enhanced Gillette Park and its large playground, and Mental Health Institute daily attract dozens and dozens of vehicles.. ...